1st published 28th July 2009 Author: John Traynor Bags of flair. As a whole, the UK outdoor industry has a long record of looking inward and resolutely ignoring societal trends. Despite the pressures of use and abuse on the outdoors, only a handful of companies have demonstrated more that a passing commitment to protecting […]
Category / Read More
Green Guide Outdoor Industry The Green Glossary is a list of terms that are often used to describe the more sustainable outdoor clothing and gear choices. This is a growing area and we thought it would be beneficial to offer an explanation of some of the terms that you may come across when buying outdoor […]
The following is a glossary of terms and phrases that you may come across when looking into the possibilities of purchasing an item of clothing suitable for outdoor activities. The glossary is intended to help the newcomer to outdoor clothing and gear. Many terms arise from the fabrics and components used by the manufacturers. This […]
Founder of Gift Your Gear enabling others to benefit from life changing experiences in the great outdoors, regardless of their circumstance. Pass on used outdoor gear you no longer use or need to someone who can use it. Gift Your Gear supports community organisations, youth groups and charities working in the outdoors – GiftYourGear.com
Founder of Recycle Outdoor Gear (ROG) the UK’s first free of charge online service dedicated to helping everyone find a solution to the endless amounts of used and unwanted outdoor clothing and equipment taking up space in cupboards, lofts and garages. Most used outdoor gear has reuse or second life potential – RecycleOutdoorGear.com
Founder and creator of Rohantime home of the Rohan Community Creation, origination and administration of the Rohan community website www.rohantime.com for Rohan.co.uk the award winning travel clothing specialists. Rohantime.com is the place to capture the spirit of Rohan Clothing. Share knowledge, experiences, stories of travel, outdoor life and Rohan Clothing Rohantime.com – October 2008 Present […]
Owner and Co Founder The Small Business Partnership August 2007 – March 2008 (8 months) A free help and support service for the UK and Ireland Micro Business Community. Offering a number of micro business for sale created by the co founders of the service.
Social Media for Business Social Media 24 December 2007 – Present (4 years 11 months) The application of social media for trading companies. Provision of a complete service to create, implement and manage bespoke social media platforms for companies that have a strong brand image
Founder of the Northern Ireland Waste Exchange Bureau (NIWEB). An online B2B commercial waste exchange service creating a market for recycled materials. Providing information on market conditions and facilitating the trading, buying and selling of reusable and recyclable commodities across all categories and grades of commercial waste and recyclate.